Las Vegas Sun

November 27, 2015

Currently: 48° — Complete forecast


  • Police: Active shooter at Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic
    Nov. 27, 2015
    Police were responding Friday to a report of an active shooter at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs. The situation has not been ...
  • 2 arrested at Las Vegas airport over outburst at airline agent
    Nov. 27, 2015
    Police say two men were arrested at Las Vegas' McCarran International Airport today for yelling at ticket agents after missing a flight. Metro Police Officer Michael Rodriguez says ...
  • A Nevada Highway Patrol vehicle drives up to the US Ecology site outside of Beatty, Nevada, the day after a fire at a nearby closed nuclear waste dump  on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015.
    Fire marshal: Seeping water caused radioactive dump blast
    Nov. 27, 2015
    Rainwater seeping into corroded 1970s-era barrels buried at a radioactive waste dump caused an explosion last month at the long-closed facility about 110 miles northwest of Las Vegas, Nevada's top fire investigator said. Radioactivity wasn't detected after the Oct. 18 blast and fire, and ...
  • Three people stabbed at party in southwest valley
    Nov. 27, 2015
    Police say three people have been hospitalized after they were stabbed early today at a party in southwest Las Vegas. Las Vegas police Officer Michael Rodriguez says the fight involving at ...
  • Police standoff over at Henderson apartment complex
    Nov. 27, 2015
    Officers responding to reports of a domestic dispute engaged in a nearly six-hour standoff early today after a number of people refused to come out of an apartment, according to Henderson Police. Nobody was injured, officials said, but it was not clear ...
  • Boston police say no investigation in apparent Okafor fight
    Nov. 27, 2015
    Boston police say they do not plan to investigate an apparent nightclub scuffle involving Philadelphia 76ers center Jahlil Okafor unless someone involved comes forward to say they were the victim of a crime. Officer James Kenneally said Friday that police responded to ...
  • Pope calls slum conditions in Nairobi an injustice
    Nov. 27, 2015
    Visiting one of Nairobi's many shantytowns on Friday, Pope Francis denounced conditions slum-dwellers are forced to live in, saying access to safe water is a basic human right and that everyone should have ...
  • Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson addresses supporters during a campaign stop Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015, in Mobile, Ala.
    As many African-American see it, there are 2 Ben Carsons
    Nov. 27, 2015
    Ayauna King-Baker loved Ben Carson's "Gifted Hands" memoir so much that she made her daughter Shaliya read it. So when Carson showed up in town to sign copies of his new book, King-Baker dragged the giggly 13-year-old along to ...
  • Reporter mocked by Trump says the 2 knew each other well
    Nov. 27, 2015
    Donald Trump said he couldn't have been making fun of a reporter's disability because he doesn't know the man. Not so, says the reporter. Serge Kovaleski of The New York Times says he has met Trump repeatedly, interviewing him in his office and talking to ...
  • Strikes on ISIS city, focus of international campaign, kill 8
    Nov. 27, 2015
    A new wave of airstrikes targeting the Syrian city of Raqqa, the headquarters of the extremist Islamic State group and the focus of an international military campaign, killed at least eight people, including five children ...
  • Gaiman returns to comics with 'Sandman: Overture'
    Nov. 27, 2015
    Neil Gaiman is one of the world's beloved writers and could probably work on any project he wants. And what he wanted to do is go back to his roots in the comic book world. That's how Gaiman ended up writing "The Sandman: Overture," for DC Entertainment's Vertigo. It was recently ...
  • Glitch causes bank customers to see billions in charges
    Nov. 27, 2015
    A technical glitch meant some First Hawaiian Bank customers logged on to their accounts to find that they appeared to be billions, or sometimes more than a trillion dollars in the red. KHON-TV reports that bank officials say the glitch was visible to customers who logged ...
  • Shoppers rush through the entrance to the Academy Sports+Outdoors at 5 a.m. in the Chimney Rock Shopping Center on Friday, Nov. 27, 2015, in Odessa, Texas.
    Super Bowl of shopping gets an early start again
    Nov. 27, 2015
    The Super Bowl of shopping had an early start again this year, but the game isn't over yet. Early numbers aren't out yet on how many shoppers headed to stores on Thanksgiving. But it's expected that more than three times the number of people who shopped on Thanksgiving will venture out to shop on the day after the holiday known as Black Friday. Sabrina Rajkumar, 36, a writer from New York, started shopping ...
  • Protest over Chicago teen's shooting ties up retail district
    Nov. 27, 2015
    After days of protests in Chicago since the release of a video showing a black teenager shot 16 times by a white police officer, demonstrators were poised to disrupt Black Friday shopping with a march through ...
  • French President Francois Hollande, left, stands during a ceremony in the courtyard of the Invalides in Paris, Friday, Nov. 27, 2015. France is mourning and honoring those killed in the Nov. 13 attacks in a somber ceremony. Behind first row are, from left: Justice Minister Christiane Taubira, Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo, and former French President Nicolas Sarkozy.
    France honors attack victims in city subdued by mourning
    Nov. 27, 2015
    A subdued France paid homage Friday to those killed two weeks ago in the attacks that gripped Paris in fear and mourning, honoring each of the 130 dead by name as the president pledged to "destroy the army of fanatics" who ...
  • Get More News Stories